INPHO Marc Ó Sé and Briain Ó Beglaoich both celebrated today.
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Kerry's An Ghaeltacht back on All-Ireland hunt after 22-point Munster football final success
Marc Ó Sé was player manager for his club in their victory over St Senan’s.

An Ghaeltacht (Kerry) 3-21
St Senan’s (Limerick) 0-8

Jason O’Connor reports from Austin Stack Park, Tralee

KERRY’S DOMINANCE OF the Munster intermediate club football championship continued this afternoon as former All-Ireland senior club finalists An Ghaeltacht became the 10th side from the Kingdom in 11 years to win this provincial title by putting Limerick’s St Senans to the sword in Tralee this afternoon.

An Ghaeltacht’s dominance was evident from the off, midfielder Sean Ó Gairbhí passing to Kerry senior panelist Brian Ó Beaglaoich whose first effort was saved by St Senan’s goalkeeper Anthony Russell before Ó Beaglaoich put in the rebound in the second minute.

Dara Ó Sé impressed throughout with nine points (two frees) as the Kerry side’s second goal came in the 27th minute when Rob Ó Sé punished Senans for a poor short kick-out in finishing from close range as the score was 2-14 to 0-2 at half-time.

Russell did well to prevent a further two opportunities at goals for An Ghaeltacht in the first period as the victors emptied the bench in the second-half.

PJ Mac Laimh fisted home An Gaeltacht’s third goal in the 47th minute as the winning margin stood at 22 points for a finish.

The side joint managed by Marc Ó Sé and Conal Ó Cruadhlaoich now face Ulster champions Moy of Tyrone in January in the All-Ireland semi-final.

Ian Ryan, Ray Flaherty James Naughton and Richard Hayes tried hard for St Senan’s on the day but there was never any doubt about An Ghaeltacht emerging triumphant.

Scorers for An Ghaeltacht: Dara Ó Sé 0-9 (0-2f), Rob Ó Sé, PJ Mac Laimh 1-1 each, Éanna Ó Conchúir 0-4 (0-2f), Brian Ó Beaglaoich 1-0, Sean Ó Gairbhí, Colm Ó Muircheartaigh, Sean M Ó Conchúir (0-1f), Tomas Ó Sé, Peter P Sauerland, Séan Ó Bambaire 0-1 each.

Scorers for St Senan’s: Ian Ryan, Richard Hayes (0-1f), Seamus McSweeney (0-2f) 0-2 each, Ray Flaherty, Adam Kearns 0-1 each.

An Ghaeltacht

1. Tomás Mac an tSaoir

2. Peter P Sauerland
3. Marc Ó Sé
4. Cathal Ó Luing

5. Brian Ó Beaglaoich
6. Pádraig Ó Sé
7. Colm Ó Muircheartaigh (captain)

8. Roibeard Ó Sé
9. Seán Ó Gairbhí

10. Ciarán Ó Coileáin
11. Dara Ó Sé
12. PJ Mac Láimh

13. Tomás Ó Sé
14. Éanna Ó Conchúir
15. Sean M Ó Conchúir


18. Cathal MacGearailt for Ó Cóileáin (half-time)
17. Sean Ó Bambaire for Marc Ó Sé (half-time)
19. Gearóid Mac an tSaoir for Ó Gairbhí (half-time)
22. Ciaran Ó Céilleachair for Ó Beaglaoich (48)
23. Cathal Ó Gairbhí for Sauerland (48)
21. Óigí Ó Sé for Dara Ó Sé (48)

St Senan’s

1. Anthony Russell

2. Dan Conroy
3. James Bridgeman
4. David Finnerty

5. Ger Hanlon
6. Ian Ryan
7. Ray Flaherty

8. Maurice Fitzgerald
9. Stephen O’Connell

10. Ollie Wallace
24. Anthony Mulvihill
12. Seamus McSweeney

13. James Naughton
14. Conor Mullane
15. Richard Hayes


19. Darragh Woulfe for Hanlon (26)
18. Adam Kearns for Wallace (30 +1)
27. Andy Lane for Mulvihill (48)
17. Niall Guiney for Conroy (48)
22. Kieran Kavanagh for Hayes (55)
26. Dale Fitzgerald for Finnerty (BC, 56)

Referee: David Murnane (Cork)

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